I am forever indebted to food. As of today, 212 muffins, 42 bags of granola, 367 chocolate and butterscotch blondies, 115 peanut butter granola bars, 13 loaves of banana bread, and 137 jars of soup have passed from my kitchen out into my local community. This is not at all what I thought my first job would … More Not Lost in Translation
Words are not enough…
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver’s words are a reminder that, as a human, I am forever tethered to the earth by knotted threads of sorrow and joy. As a human, I am ancient and deep and something. But, as a person, I … More Unwritten: a Story in Progress
Today, I believe in inspiration. Today, I believe that the suction can be broken when it needs to be. Today, I believe in the power of belief. This is a post for me, and only for me. If you, whoever you are, read it, all I can hope is that you can learn to be … More These Days
Darling, only the stars fly free. Whisper your songs to me. Tell me of what could be when you sing them. Darling, you don’t have to worry anymore. No, you don’t have to worry anymore. Darling, wash off your loneliness. Shed your heartache and your bittersweet smile. Put on your best dress. Come and … More Only the Stars
Well, it’s officially a snow week. Yes, that does in fact mean what you think it means. A week of school. Or rather, a week of no school. Correction: It hasn’t been a full week…yet.
2013. Dang. 2014. Dang. New Year’s resolutions. [enter euphemism (or, what the hell, profanity) of your choice]. It was exciting thinking about my New Year’s resolution until it actually came time to write it down and somehow cram it into my life. Then, I ran and hid (figuratively, of course). But now, on a snowy, … More Welcome to the New Year, or the Jungle (Whatever You Prefer)